Why Farm Jobs Are So Dangerous–And What To Do About It, Hobby Lobby Successful In Its Challenge To Government-Mandated Birth Control Coverage, How To Tell What’s True On The Internet

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Agricultural jobs are some of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert talk to a writer about why farm safety is never discussed and what’s being done to make these jobs safer. They also discuss the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case and learn how to figure out what’s true on the Internet.

Featured in this Show

  • Why Farming Jobs Are Some Of The Most Dangerous In The World, And What To Do About It

    Agricultural jobs are some of the most dangerous on the planet. A writer talks about why farm safety doesn’t seem to be talked about much outside of agricultural circles, and what’s being done to try and make these jobs safer.

  • Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Hobby Lobby In Birth Control Coverage Case

    The Supreme Court ruled in favor of craft business Hobby Lobby in a case challenging the mandate in the Affordable Care Act that employers have to cover bith control. An expert on law and bioethics explains the greater implications of this ruling.

  • How To Tell Fact From Fiction Online

    In a new digitally connected world, anyone can disseminate information. How can we tell what’s truth and what’s fiction?

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Jesse Hirsch Guest
  • R. Alta Charo Guest
  • Charles Seife Guest

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